Dr. Briano Di Rezze
Briano Di Rezze is an occupational therapist, Assistant Professor in the School of Rehabilitation Science and CanChild Scientist at McMaster University. His research experience has been in developing measures useful for clinical or research purposes, such as, the Paediatric Rehabilitation Observational Measure of Fidelity (PROF), and the Autism Classification System of Functioning: Social Communication (ACSF:SC). Briano has worked clinically with children and youth with disabilities (and their families) for over 10 years. Briano continues to work with families and other community members to facilitate community-based approaches to developing and evaluating programs aimed at increasing the participation of transition-aged youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities. His current community-focused research is aimed at improving employment outcomes for youth with ASD and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Areas of Focus
Functioning in autism, transition to adulthood, measurement development, employment and community engagement
Fidelity to treatment or intervention fidelity refers to the degree to which an intervention or program is delivered as intended.
Peter Rosenbaum and Briano di Rezze discuss autism, social communication and the Autism Classification System.